Pamela pennington


Founding Principal and CEO

Founder and Leader of PPS since the early 70’s. Growing up in Newport Beach California, Pamela spent all her spare time soaking up the sun and surfing the waves. After high school she moved on to San Jose State University and graduated with a B.A. in Interior Design, finding the profession validated all her yearnings to choose the paint color and design all her environments from an early age.

Eventually landing in Palo Alto where she started her business and defined her style she has been sharpening her skills with travel designed to taste all that is new and exciting in museums, stores and architectural landmarks. With her talented team she has built a company dedicated to the transformative properties of living a life within a beautiful space.

Susan milano


Designer, Project Manager

Her love of “nesting” made interior design a natural career progression for designer, Susan Milano. Her life took a decided turn when she transitioned from being a Hollywood casting director for film and television to joining a Los Angeles-based interior design firm where she worked as a project manager on high-end residential projects in LA and then Carmel and Monterey. Susan joined Pamela Pennington Studios in 2011 and enjoys all aspects of their client’s projects. Giving each client an array of furnishings and accessories to choose from, researching options on artwork from local galleries, and following each project all the way to final installation. She has lived in many areas of the US, and now has happily landed with her husband in Los Gatos.

Eileen wickemeyer


Operations Manager and CFO

Eileen is a San Francisco Bay Area native, and a graduate of San Jose State University, where she studied Studio Art, Business, and Music. She began her professional career in various executive positions for several major department store chains, pursuing career paths in operations and merchandising. After a few years, she shifted gears, and began managing the office of an interior design and construction firm, which eventually led her to Pamela Pennington Studios. She has been part of the PPS team for more than twenty years. Eileen is married with two children in college. She plays flute and piccolo in community symphonies and theater orchestras throughout the Bay Area, and is an enthusiastic fan of local sports teams. She also enjoys knitting, wine tasting and painting (canvases and walls!), though only rarely at the same time.